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Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24821

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Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Dublin, the youngest son of Sir Alexander Schomberg (1720–1804) and his wife, Arabella Susannah, daughter of the Revd James Chalmers. In 1788 he was entered on the yacht Dorset, commanded by his father, as captain's servant, and in 1793 on the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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